Minnesota Dance Medicine Foundation

Jodi Zupancich, PTA

Jodi graduated from Millikin University with a BA in an interdisciplinary studies and a dance minor in 1999. She returned to school graduating with her Associates in Physical Therapy Assisting from Bishop State Community College in 2005.

Jodi began her dance career at the age of 3, dancing through college and for several years after that. Her dance genres included ballet, jazz, tap, pointe, modern, hip hop, and swing dancing.

She started to combine her love of dance with her professional experience as a PT assistant in 2012 by co-founding a dance medicine specialty service within the sports rehabilitation department at University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics.

She is working on her comprehensive teacher certification in Pilates. Jodi has a strong interest in injury prevention for dancers to in turn optimize their performance.  

She is a member of the International Association of Dance Medicine and Science.  Jodi practices in Vadnais Heights and Eagan.